June 21, 1864: The climate here is quite warm and pleasant. I have been feeling ill the last few days, but Mr. York says I appear well. It is hard, pretending all the time…
CACHE CREEK THE GETAWAY GATEWAY
Cache Creek’s strategic location makes it the getaway gateway. Located at the junction of two valleys and waterways, it’s proved a natural supply location for First Nations, fur traders and gold seekers alike. A rest-stop on the Cariboo Wagon Road, the junction was an important re-stocking and trading location. Today, this friendly community is the perfect stop-over for travellers who want to explore its attractions in a unique, semi-arid desert climate.
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Three Fun Facts about Cache Creek
Cache Creek was the site of the last remaining stop sign on the Trans Canada Highway, replaced by a traffic light in 1984.
The 1950s style Cache Creek Info Centre has a drive-in, malt-shop feel outside and lots of local, regional and event information inside.
Road warriors roar back to the 1950s during Graffiti Days nostalgia weekend in June. Show and Shines, sock hops, and drag races are all part of this annual event that attracts hundreds from across the Pacific West Coast.